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Peter Mayne

Senior Lecturer in Primary Education

Institute of Education

Contact Details


tel: 01905 855532

Peter has a wealth of experience as a primary school teacher and in school management. He has successfully fulfilled the roles of class teacher, subject leader, Assistant Principal, Deputy Headteacher and Headteacher.

He is passionate about supporting the next generation of teachers to gain the expertise they need to become outstanding classroom practitioners.

Previous experience has involved him working in a wide range of schools, including schools in Germany and Australia. He is very interested in the international perspective of education.

He strongly believes in the value of interaction as the key to learning and supports processes which encourage this. His current role at Worcester University relates to using technology to support learning across the curriculum, primary computing and pedagogy and management in the primary school.

Peter is also an external examiner at Liverpool John Moores University and the University of Wales Trinity Saint David, Swansea.


MA in Education

BEd (Hons)

National Professional Qualification of Headteacher

Teacher's Certificate

International Teaching Fellowship

Accreditation as a Teacher in Higher Education Staff and Educational Development Association (SEDA)

Teaching & Research

Teaching & Research

Teaching Interests

Computing in the Primary School
Pedagogy and Management

Professional Bodies

Professional Bodies

Fellow of Higher Education Academy



Lessons in Teaching Computing in Primary Schools (2014) published by Sage

External Responsibilities

External Responsibilities

Regional Partnership Co-ordinator
2nd Year BA(QTS) Co-ordinator
GTP tutor
Supervision of ITT undergraduate and post-graduate trainees in school
Senior Lecturer in ITT Primary ICT and Professional Studies 
External Examiner at Liverpool John Moores University
External Examiner at University of Wales Trinity Saint David, Swansea.